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   Bunyan, Peterson. New. (CC)  

    September 25, 2012
    6:00 - 6:30pm EDT  

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behind me. police are not saying what happened. >> it is a terrible tragedy. >> shock and disbelief have overwhelmed the herndon community after police discovered a family dead inside their home. one identified a man came to the scene, clearly distraught, spoke briefly to police, and left. one of the parents had not been to work in today's. -- in two days. >> this is horrible. >> investigators are releasing few details about the case, but stressed there is no public safety threat. she went to school with one of the victims. >> he was quiet, i really did not know him. i used to ride the bus with them. >> their neighbor says the man
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was known as the neighborhood greeter. >> they were often on the porch. they would wave at you and say hello. >> neighbors say they saw no albert signs of any kind of trouble in the neighborhood -- out were signs of any kind of trouble. identities have not been released pending notification of next of kin. >> we're following a developing story out of maryland for police are looking for a suspect they say shot and robbed a man outside a bank. 7:00 last night, a man was making a deposit. some and demanded money and shot him. the suspect was last seen. >> president obama and mitt romney have differing views on issues such as the deadly
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attacks in libya and the nuclear standoff with iran. both men were in new york city to offer their 2 cents. >> these are sensitive issues. both men say to paint himself as tough, yet reasonable on matters that are only intensifying. >> i would like to begin today by telling you about an american. >> the president made his message as much about the unjustified killing of ambassador chris stevens as he did of religious tolerance. >> we understand why people take offense to this video. people are going to call me awful things every day. and i will always defend their right to do so. >> he still will not define the
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killings as an act of terror, mitt romney gas. >> -- mitt romney does. >> a voice of unspeakable evil and hatred has spoken out threatening israel. >> he believes the president is too soft on iran and has turned its back on israel. >> never apologize for america. america has been one of the greatest forces for good the world has ever known. >> ahmadinejad a. unflappable. >> we do have all defensive means at our disposal. >> test firing four missiles. >> the president came under verbal fire. >> hillary clinton will hold those one-on-one meetings. mitt romney got a bit of praise from the press.
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>> the vice-presidential candidates were in the battleground states today. vice-president biden attack the republican ticket, he says mitt romney is pushing for a boost in middle-class taxes. in ohio, mitt romney's running mate compared the obama administration to last night controversial referees during monday night football. he told the crowd in cincinnati that the president is making bad calls. he was a green bay packers fan. >> on capitol hill today, a local member of congress is speaking out about the long breaks taken by congress and asking for action. >> mr. speaker, for the purposes
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of a parliamentary inquiry, the american people deserve answers and action. >> don edwards pointed out this morning the numerous pieces of legislation left without action when congress recessed over the weekend. her fellow democrats are ready to return to work. >> the maryland court of appeals has indefinite suspended prince george's county delegates license to practice law. this comes after she was found guilty in june of misdemeanor theft and misconduct when she used state money to pay an employee in her law office. she is accused of using campaign money to pay for wedding expenses. >> presidents of the bloomingdale's neighborhood of washington met with city officials about the neighborhoods rabbits flooding problem. some homeowners have spent thousands of dollars this summer on repairs. the council is working on legislation that will help callers some of those costs.
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the water agency says a long- term solution likely will not be in place until 2025. >> still to come, we will show you how fees are at record levels. >> some hope in the housing market if you are trying to sell. >> through security and under two minutes. we will explain how. >> doppl [ romney ] my plan is to
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help the middle class. trade has to work for america. that means crack down on cheaters like china, it
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means open up new markets. next, we've got to balance the budget. you've got tout the deficit. you've got to stop spending more money than we take in. and finally champion small business. have tax policies, regulations, and healthcare policies that help small business. we put those in place; we'll add twelve million new jobs in four years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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>> you know what a nuisance is to get through security. >> it will let you leave your shoes and belts on when you pass through checkpoints. >> this is the airport security we of all come to know, and not love. that is not what he had to do. he breezed through this new checkpoint in under two minutes. >> this is game changing amazing. >> airport security, it is called tsa pre-check.
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it allows a frequent fliers to be prescreened. dulles is the first airport to build a prescreening area. >> so far it is only the high level frequent-flier us who are invited to opt in. active-duty military. only a select airports and only for domestic travel. >> if you travel any more than twice a month, it is fantastic. >> i kept my shoes on like an adult. >> airlines like united are just as excited about the program. >> we are in a customer service business. the screening side, we do not
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have a whole lot of control over. >> the aim is to have it in 35 airports by the end of the year. dulles is open for business. >> next, we will show you -- some changes on the way for the weather. bauble tell us about the rain coming into the forecast. >> a local head coaches out in the committee today promoting a special gold.
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>> you are watching abc 7 news at 6:00 with gordon peterson and maureen bunyan. this is abc 7 news at 6:00, on your side. >> we continue with news that may frustrate anyone who uses the atm on a regular basis. >> the atm fees are at an all-
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time high. bank rates say surcharges rose for the eighth straight year. using an atm that does not belong to your bank costs even more. a number of free checking accounts. >> home prices continued to climb in july, thanks to rising sales and you were foreclosures. national home prices were up 1.2% in july. standard and poor's looked at home prices in 20 american cities and said july was the third straight month in which prices rose in every city. >> a bit of a setback for neighborhood coalition in potomac and the fight for public land. they were hoping montgomery county and the school board would hand over documents. a judge ruled the county had
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provided enough records for the case. the pharmaceutical -- the farmer sued the county and the school board. the judge put police on hold and that allowed the farmers. >> travelers have a new way to get in and out of the district. congresswoman cut the ribbon on the new greyhound bus terminal at union station today. norton has been pushing to open the service there for two years. greyhound passengers can buy bus tickets at a ticket facility on site at union station. >> you cannot get those windows down on the bus. >> some clouds are coming in. keeping our eye on the sky and there are some rainshowers i will show you coming our way. this is the last of that blue sky it from early this morning. it was a cold morning.
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washington, 53. 40's for folks out in hagerstown. winchester, 30's. the temperatures have recovered a lot. look at the average. 76 degrees. look at the record low, the record low, 39 degrees in the 1960's. some of the showers have come out of the mountains of west virginia on into roanoke. by and large you can see it has been moving out of the mountains. it has been falling apart, you folks around or intent may see a few sprinkles as they go to the evening hours -- warrington may see a few sprinkles as we go through the evening hours. early tomorrow morning i think some of the clouds will be
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breaking up. look at the early-morning tomorrow, 6:00 in the morning 50's or low 60's. as they go through the day we will get into a southerly wind. look at that warm air. temperatures around washington and fredericksburg, mid-80's. there will be some afternoon and evening showers popping up, but there will be more that would just be plain and cloudy. that will be the story as they go into the weekend. most of the time, will be rain- free. there will be a few passing showers. partly cloudy skies temperatures into the 80's.
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83-85 degrees. especially for southern maryland, some sunshine breaking out. the weather front settles an overpass. -- over us. most of the days will be rain- free. >> and now the toyota sports desk brought to you by your to local toyota dealers. >> it was the gaffe occurred around the country. monday night football -- they are outraged about it. prompting the nfl to release a statement to uphold seattle's win comment but saying that the call was wrong.
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the ire keeps growing. >> it was awful. >> in what way? >> in every way. the fact that it was reviewed. awful. >> i do not know what you are talking about. i kept my hands on it. i could not hear any whistles. i just tried to keep fighting for it. >> he is not going to deny it. the nationals are not so lucky. they're opening up a three-game series. the phillies are on a hot streak, winning three straight meetings. the magic number for the nats.
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davey johnson plans on resting his starters once we get there. >> we could rest in november if we really had to. if we could win a few games and get it taken care of, give some of our guys some days off. i do not think you want to give them too many days off. >> the play of the day comes from the cardinals. look at this. his bare hands. cannot catch a break. that is our play of the day. there is one positive -- it is the wide receiver. despite the disappointing outcome. all smiles and arlington promoting the upcoming military ball. he has the week off before
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conference play and he is excited but moving forward. >> this week, a will be good for us to get them away, but get back to practicing. our players are excited and eager to get back on the field. i like the direction we are going. we still have a lot of things to do. >> the two teams have played read early since 1978. -- regularly since 1978.
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>> we love this weather. >> i know. >> here is a look at our live doppler. there are some rain showers that are holding together, especially for you folks in the shenandoah valley. 2 mar will be a warm day in the 80's -- tomorrow will be a warm day, in the 80's. you do not want to hear about the diminishing daylight. >> do not tell us about it. we will find out. >> join us at 11:00, have a good night.
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i'm barack obama and i apppprove this message. some of our children's greatest experiences have been in the smaller classrooms. vo: but mitt romney says class sizes don't matter... and he supports paul ryan's budget which could cut education by 20%0%. you can't do this by shoving 30, 35 people into a class and just teaching to some test...
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these are all issues that really he personally cannot relate to. to be able to afford an education, to want the very best public education system for your children.
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